Former Kerala cricketer Suresh Kumar found dead in his house On Friday evening, whilst cricket followers have been glued to the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals at Sharjah, disturbing information emerged from Alappuzha. M. Suresh Kumar, experiences stated, had ended his life. It was a tragic finish to an outstanding cricketer on the age of 47
Former Kerala cricketer Suresh Kumar
The left-arm spinner was so good and so full a package deal, he might have represented the senior Indian staff, those that have performed with him really feel. He did play for the India Underneath-19 staff – and was the primary from Kerala to take action – however, had the potential to attain lot extra.
Sujith Somasundar, former India opener and at the moment head of schooling on the Nationwide Cricket Academy, is a kind of whom imagine Suresh might have had a brighter profession.
“I’ve performed towards him in so many matches, from the Underneath-15 days via the Ranji Trophy, and located him an especially proficient cricketer,” Sujith instructed on Saturday. “He was an excellent spinner; he had a fluid motion, he blended it up effectively and had a good loop.”
He additionally has vivid reminiscences of Suresh as a fielder. “He was probably the greatest fielders I’ve ever come throughout,” stated Sujith. “I might say he was even forward of his occasions when it got here to fielding; he specialised in working out the batsman with direct hits pretending to goal on the different finish. And he did that on the outfields of Kerala which was devoid of grass however stuffed with pebbles.”
Like Sujith, Sunil Oasis too is an up to date of Suresh. The previous Kerala captain was his teammate for over a decade.
“We have now performed collectively in junior cricket too,” stated Sunil. “He was a gifted cricketer. I have never seen many naturals like him in my profession.”
He stated it was unlucky that Suresh didn’t go on to play for the senior Indian staff. “With some luck, he simply might have,” he stated. “He was probably the greatest spinners in India on the time. Given his distinctive abilities as a fielder and usefulness as a batsman, he would have excelled in ODI cricket.”
Sunil remembers Suresh was efficient on any floor however significantly troublesome on turners. “I’ve a number of reminiscences about him, together with the best way he ran Yuvraj Singh out in a Deodhar Trophy match in that typical trend of his – trying to throw the stumps down on the different finish,” he stated. “He was additionally the bowler who used to get Rahul Dravid out most when Kerala performed Karnataka.”